Google announced today that it will be bringing ads to the Play Store, and while that will surely annoy the majority of us, it isn't the only thing that sucks about the Play Store. From the lack of clear communication with developers to ridiculous restrictions, there are a handful of very annoying things about Google's approach. Let us know what bugs you the most about the Play Store.
An Unlocked Bootloader for HTC EVO 3D [Weekly Recap – 7 July 2011]
This week on XDA TV, azrienoch and SassiBoB show off their new Evo 3Ds. Jeff begins with the new QR code feature for forum attachments, the new LG Optimus forums, the finale of the interview with recognized developer Capychimp, and the official XDA desktop wallpaper. For Android news, we hear about Fre3vo, Fre3vo^2, and the Evo 3D and HTC Sensation overclocked to 1.8 Ghz, plus one-click unbrick for Galaxy devices. Then SassiBoB reviews the game Neverending Dance of Happiness. For Windows news, we get the Mango update without Zune or WP7 dev tools, and Market Enabler for Mango on HTC HD2. Finally, following Egzthunder1’s article, “Whose Fault Is It, Anyway?” azrienoch gives both HTC and Sprint a piece of his derranged mind. Brain-biopsy goodness. Click on!
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